Covid hospitalisations in Pakistan doubled in last two weeks, NCOC told

Statesman Report

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) was informed on Monday that hospitalisations due to Covid-19 in Pakistan have doubled in the last two weeks while the positivity ratio had increased to 7.46 per cent in the last 24 hours.

According to the government's database for tracking the spread of coronavirus in the country, 2,756 cases were confirmed on Nov 22, resulting in a positivity rate of 7.46pc.

Positivity rates:

Azad Jammu and Kashmir:              11.4pc

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:                     9.85pc

Sindh:                                               9.63pc

Islamabad:                                        8.09pc

Balochistan:                                     7.73pc

Gilgit-Baltistan:                               5.23pc

Punjab:                                             3.95pc

The NCOC was also told that the number of infections had risen in several cities in Pakistan.